What are less common CT scan findings in patients with eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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CT scan findings may include the following:

  • Cerebral edema

  • Diffuse white matter low-density areas

  • Patchy area of low density

  • Occipital white matter edema

  • Loss of normal cortical sulci

  • Reduced ventricular size

  • Cerebral hemorrhage

  • Intraventricular hemorrhage

  • Parenchymal hemorrhage (high density)

  • Cerebral infarction

  • Low attenuation areas

  • Basal ganglia infarctions


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